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archicarp

[ahr-ki-kahrp]
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noun Botany.
  1. the female sex organ in various ascomycete fungi.

Origin of archicarp

First recorded in 1885–90; archi- + -carp
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archicarp

noun
  1. a female reproductive structure in ascomycetous fungi that consists of a cell or hypha and develops into the ascogonium
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